With only six core subjects, the degree's flexibility allows you to specialise in areas including corporate and financial communication, public relations and communication for social change.
The Master of Communication will build your strengths in understanding the fundamentals of communication in a changing media and industry landscape and provide valuable insight into current trends and practice. You'll choose from a diverse range of electives combined with a core of digital, global and strategic communication.
Importance is placed on work-integrated learning. You will undertake a strategic communication management studio experience in first year, working with industry partners on industry projects. In your second year, you will complete a professional research project that explores an area of communication in-depth.
Based on your previous studies, you may be eligible for exemptions that could shorten your degree duration.
You must have:
Graduates move into professional and management roles in communication and PR agencies, government departments, NGOs, and in many other organisations that use communication to achieve their goals. The Master of Communication can position you well for digital and social media, corporate communication, political communication and community development roles depending on the electives that you select.
There are many job opportunities for strategic professional communicators and employers are looking for strong theoretical and practical skills, which this degree provides.